Posted On: 09/3/20 9:38 PM

Union County often brings some of the most electric high school players in the state of New Jersey. There is always countless talent on offense and defense, and the 2020 season should be no different. Who will open some eyes on the football field? Let’s take a look at five electric players in Union County.

Diante Wilson, Union, Sr. – Wilson is coming off an excellent junior season where he rushed for 1,114 yards on 102 carries with 10 touchdowns. His top performance came in a win over Clifton where he ran for 220 yards on 13 carries with a pair of scores. He makes quite a lot of plays at linebacker on defense, too. Last season Wilson had two sacks, 80 tackles, a forced fumble, three fumble recoveries, including one for a touchdown, and an interception for a score. Wilson has great speed and is strong at finding holes and making defenders miss. He will be key in the Farmers being a top team in the state once again.

Jason Hunter, Hillside, Sr. – Hillside went a perfect 12-0 last season, and a large part of that was due to its defense. Hunter, listed at middle linebacker and tight

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